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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Archived Blue-green Algal Bloom Notices

Suspicious or confirmed blue green algae blooms that are reported on waterbodies in the current year are listed on the Blue-Green Algal Bloom Notices web page.

Archived Notices

The following reports summarize notifications that were listed on the Blue-Green Algal Notices web page in past seasons:

Lake Champlain blooms are not reported here- this information can be found on the Vermont Department of Health's blue-green algae notification page.

Those using the water are still advised to avoid direct contact with any discolored water and to report any return of blue-green algae bloom conditions to DEC by submitting the Suspicious Algae Bloom Report Form (PDF, 527 KB), or by contacting your regional DEC office or by calling 518-402-8179.